Definition for DE-CREE'

DE-CREE', v.t.

  1. To determine judicially; to resolve by sentence; as, the court decreed that the property should be restored; or they decreed a restoration of the property.
  2. To determine or resolve legislatively; to fix or appoint; to set or constitute by edict or in purpose. Thou shalt decree a thing, and it shall be established. – Job xxii. Let us not be solicitous to know what God has decreed concerning us. – Anon.

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